Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Section 5316

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Job Access Reverse Commute


We are currently not accepting applications.


The Job Access and Reverse Commute program was established to address the unique transportation challenges faced by welfare recipients and low-income persons seeking to obtain and maintain employment.

Who is eligible to apply

  • Tribal governments
  • State or local governments
  • Private nonprofit organizations
  • Operators of public transportation services
  • Private operators of public transportation services


John Groothuis
Program coordinator

Recipient awards


  • Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency, Inc.
  • Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.
  • Kandiyohi Area Transit Joint Powers Board
  • Trailblazer Joint Powers Board
  • Martin County Transit
  • White Earth Reservation Transit Council
  • VINE Faith in Action, Inc.
  • Duluth Transit Authority
  • St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission